Religion And Social Organization In Central Polynesia

Author: Robert W. Williamson
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Originally published in 1937, this book presents a detailed account of religious and mythical structures in Central Polynesia and their relationship with the social organization of indigenous cultures.

Essays In Polynesian Ethnology

Author: Robert W. Williamson
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PREFACE EEFORE his death, Robert W. Williamson had already perfonned a
large part of the monumental task which he had set himself in the ethnological
description and analysis of the religion, social organization and customs of
Central Polynesia. Quite apart from his original field-work among the Mafulu, he
had compiled from literary sources the three volumes of Social and Political
Systems of Central Polynesia, in addition to which he left a large collection of
manuscripts dealing ...

Social Anthropology In Polynesia

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Weckler, J. E. 182** Polynesians, explorers of the Pacific Smithsonian Institution
War Background Studies, 6. 1943. WlNGERT, P. S. 183* Outline guide to the art
of the South Pacific New York. 1946. Williamson, R. W. 184 The social and
political systems of central Polynesia. Vols. 1-3. Cambridge. 1924. 185 Religious
and cosmic beliefs of central Polynesia. Vols. 1-2. Cambridge. 1933. 186
Religion and social organization in Central Polynesia (edited by Piddington, R.)
Cambridge.

Memoirs

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1967. "Politics, Culture and Resource Utilisation in Tonga." Proceedings of the
Fifth New Zealand Geography Conference, Auckland: 1 19-24. Williamson,
Robert W., 1924. The Social and Political Systems of Central Polynesia. 3
Volumes. Cambridge, Cambridge University. 1 933. The Religious and Cosmic
Beliefs of Central Polynesia. 2 Volumes. Cambridge, Cambridge University. 1937
. Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia, edited by Ralph
Piddington. Cambridge ...

Religious Studies Without Tears Religions Of Mankind General Information

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Oceanic Mythology; the Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, and Australia
. London, Hamlyn, l967. lh p. A brief popular presentation with numerous
illustrations. A short select list for further reading is provided. Williamson, R.W.
Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia. Ed. by R. Piddington, with
a Pref. by R. Firth. Cambridge, Eng. , Univ. Press, l937. 3U0 p. GN 67O M3 Mn.
BL 26OO P6 l967 Fine Arts BL 26OO W52 Mn. Religion and Social Organization
Cont 'd Pt. l ...

Annals Of The American Academy Of Political And Social Science

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F. G. SPECK University of Pennsylvania WiLLiAMs0N, Ronaar W. Religion and
Social Organization in Central Polynesia. Pp. xxxi, 340. New York: Macmillan C0.
,l937. $9.00. The name of Robert W. Williamson is familiar to all students of
Polynesian culture, and his passing has been universally lamented. He
combined an amazing erudition with indefatigable energy and an infinite
attention to detail. In two massive publications—the three-volume Social and
Political Syaterrw of Central ...

Publications

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A Primitive Philosophy of Life, by J. H. Hutton, reviewed, 326 Piddington, Ralph,
editor, Religion and Social Organization in Central Polynesia, reviewed, 211 Pie-
boys' call at Newburgh, Fife, 89 Pinchin, Mrs. M., on ladybirds in Cambridge, 32
Ploughing and seeding festival in Ladakh Kashmir, 385 Podgoritza in
Montenegro, Daniel design found in tomb at, 2 1 Polynesia, Central. Religion and
Social Organization in Central Polynesia, reviewed, 211 Presidential Address,
Syncretism in ...

A Reader S Guide To The Great Religions

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See also Rafael Karsten, The Civilization of the South American Indians with
Special Reference to Magic and Religion (N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf, 1926). Polynesia
and Australia One of the best introductions to Polynesian mythology is R. W.
Williamson's Religion and Cosmic Beliefs of Central Polynesia, 2 vols. (
Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1933); and his Religion and Social
Organization in Central Polynesia (Cambridge, Cambridge Univ. Press, 1937).
Elsdon Best's articles in the ...

Bernice P Bishop Museum Bulletin

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Handy, E. S. C, Polynesian religion: B. P. Bishop Mus., Bull. 34, 1927. 51. Handy,
E. S. C, The problem of Polynesian origins : B. P. Bishop ... Maude, H. C. and
H. E., The social organization of Banaba or Ocean Island : Polynesian Soc., Jour.,
vol. 41, pp. 262-301, 1932. 58. McKern, W. C, Tongan material culture, ... on
Polynesian verbs; Polynesian, Soc., Jour., vol. 37, pp. 306-317, 1928. 70.
Williamson, R. W., Religious and cosmic beliefs of central Polynesia, 2 vols.,
Cambridge, 1933.

Oceania

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In the course of it he discards the Melanesian base theory for the Maori
population, and finds in it an amalgamation of three migrations of Polynesian
people. He discusses the ... And further, because of difference of materials, some
features like the split planks for canoes, which were necessary in central
Polynesia, were no longer necessary in New Zealand. The different climate, too,
... The sections on social organization and religious institutions are just as
interesting. Sir Peter Buck ...